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Care Home Manager (Nursing)

Timperley Nursing Home, Altrincham, Greater Manchester

£65,000 per year
(depending on experience)
Closing date:
  • Excellent PRP
  • Additional bonuses based on excess profit

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About the company

Kingsley Healthcare isn't just a care home group, we are a family where our passionate individuals are changing lives every day. Winners of the 2024 Health Investors Residential Elderly Care Provider of the Year, we are ranked – for the eighth year running! - among the top 20 large UK care home groups ( for our exceptional care, and proudly support over 1,500 residents to live in a safe, welcoming and nurturing environment.

We are proud to be ranked No.1 in the UK for our commitment to wellbeing at work (Indeed's Better Work Awards 2023) and our sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating, we are also a Real Living Wage employer, ensuring that we reward and value dedication.

We welcome passionate individuals who want to make a difference to our growing family which puts our people and our residents first.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen, and we are in search of an experienced and dedicated Home Manager to lead with passion and excellence in providing exceptional care within our flagship care home.

Timperley Care Home stands as a shining gem among Kingsley Healthcare's prestigious care homes. Located in Altrincham, Timperley Care Home accommodates up to fifty-six residents and holds a 'GOOD' rating from the CQC. Our purpose-built facility offers a contemporary and comfortable setting for nursing, residential, and dementia care. Residents enjoy superb amenities, including spacious bedroom suites, cosy living areas, and a beautifully landscaped garden.

We are seeking a Home Manager with a proven track record in delivering high-quality care, strong business acumen, and marketing skills. In this role, you'll have the autonomy to guide our home towards an Outstanding CQC rating while leading our dedicated team.

As our Care Home Manager, you will oversee the daily operations of the home. As a regulated business, we expect the candidate to be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and be familiar with all the relevant legislation and regulations. You will be responsible for ensuring that the home provides high-quality care and support to our residents, whilst meeting financial targets and maintaining full occupancy.

You will be supported externally by dedicated Operations and Central teams, and within the home you will have the support of a Deputy Manager and Administrator, as well as Hospitality and Housekeeping teams. These teams will collaborate with you to ensure smooth operations and exceptional care for our residents.

Reports to: Operations Manager

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and direction to the home’s staff team, promoting a culture of kindness, compassion, and empathy.
  • Recruit, train, motivate, and retain a team of skilled care professionals committed to delivering person-centred care.
  • Ensure the home meets all regulatory requirements, including those set by the CQC, and maintain excellent standards of care and support.
  • Manage the home’s budget, ensuring financial targets are met and costs are effectively managed.
  • Develop and implement a strategic marketing plan to maintain full occupancy and promote the home’s services to potential residents, families, and stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with residents, families, and all stakeholders, responding effectively to their needs and concerns.
  • Oversee all records to ensure the home’s administrative tasks are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the home’s performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing necessary changes.
  • Manage and mitigate risks effectively, ensuring a safe and secure environment for residents and staff.

Skills and attributes

  • Previous experience managing a nursing / residential home.
  • A strong working knowledge of CQC standards with a proven record of working towards achieving Outstanding ratings.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external professionals, families, and visitors.
  • A proven track record of marketing and business skills within the private care sector, running a commercially successful care home.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for developing high levels of person-centred care.
  • Ability to actively participate in the growth and development of the care service.

Education and qualification

  • Preferably NMC registered nurse with relevant post-registration experience (desirable but not essential).

What will you gain?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes in place to help you at every step.


  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Annual NMC PIN renewal paid

  • Excellent performance related bonus

  • Additional bonuses based on excess profit

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays entitlement

  • Relocation assistance provided

Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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